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Nutrition and Physical Activity Links

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  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Dietetic Association
  • Bright Futures
  • California Department of Education:
  • Healthy and Active Preschoolers
    A nutrition learning center for child care professionals offering a variety of online courses and resources to improve the nutrition and physical activity environment in child care programs.
  • California Department of Public Health:
  • Adolescent Family Life Program
  • Black Infant Health Program
  • Breastfeeding and Healthy Living
  • California Center for Physical Activity
  • California Diabetes and Pregnancy Program
  • California Obesity Prevention Plan
  • Champions for Change: Network for a Healthy California
  • Children’s Dental Disease Prevention Program
  • Nutrition
  • Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Program in Schools
  • Oral Health
  • Preconception Health and Health Care Program
  • Project Lean
  • Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
  • Breastfeeding
  • Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity
  • Recommended Community Strategies and Measurements to Prevent Obesity in the United States (PDF)Opens a new browser window. 
  • CDC's State-Based Nutrition and Physical Activity Program to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases  and  Implementation Guide (PDF, 2.59 MB)Opens a new browser window.
  • CDC’s LEAN (Leading Employees to Activity and Nutrition) Works!
  • Folic Acid: Topic Home
  • Healthy Youth
  • Physical Activity Videos
    These videos help explain the guidelines, give you tips on how to meet them and show you how to do muscle strengthening exercises properly.
  • Policy Guidance Document: High-Impact Policy Recommendations (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
    CDC's Healthy Communities Program (HCP) developed a Policy Guidance Document to recommend high impact policies to its funded communities. Communities can use this document in conjunction with the CHANGE (Community Health Assessment and Group Evaluation) Action Guide to implement high-impact policies that encourage people to

    1. Perform physical activity.

    2. Access healthy foods and beverages.

    3. Refrain from unhealthy foods and beverages.

    4. Avoid tobacco use or exposure to secondhand smoke.

  • Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHS)
  • Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, USDA
  • Complete Streets
  • Every Woman California or the Spanish version Cada Mujer,Cada Dίa
  • Food and Nutrition Information Center, US Department of Agriculture
  • Healthy Eating Active Living Convergence Partnership
  • March of Dimes
  • Maternal and Child Health Bureau, US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration 
  • My.Pyramid.Gov
  • National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity
  • NUTRITION.GOV (a service of the National Agriculture Library)
  • Obesity Society
  • Safe Routes to School
  • Shape up America
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    Last modified on: 5/8/2012 1:45 PM